cutie
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cutie(
kyu
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cute person or thing)
a. la monada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Laurel's baby is such a cutie!¡El bebé de Laurel es toda una monada!
b. la lindura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your son is such a cutie; he looks like a cherub.Tu hijo es una lindura; parece un querubín.
c. la preciosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Which of the puppies do you want? - That little cutie with the black spots!¿Cuál de los cachorros te quieres llevar? - ¡Esa preciosidad de las manchas negras!
d. la hermosura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What a cutie that kitten with the grey stripes is!¡Qué hermosura la gatita de las rayas grises!
2. (term of endearment)
a. el precioso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la preciosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How are you, cutie? It's been a long time since I saw you around here.¿Cómo estás, precioso? Hace mucho que no te veo por acá.
b. el cariño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Look, cutie, I don't have time to play right now.Mira, cariño, no tengo tiempo ahorita para jugar.
c. el bombón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hi there, cutie! - My name's not Cutie.¡Hola, bombón! - No me llamo Bombón.
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cutie [ˈkjuːtɪ]
noun
(US) monada (informal) (f); ricura (informal) (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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